1954 Los Angeles State Diablos football team

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1954 Los Angeles State Diablos football
ConferenceCalifornia Collegiate Athletic Association
1954 record2–6–1 (0–4 CCAA)
Head coachLeonard (Bud) Adams (4th season)
Home stadiumSnyder Stadium
Seasons
← 1953
1955 →
1954 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Fresno State $ 4 0 0     7 3 0
Cal Poly 3 1 0     6 4 0
San Diego State 2 2 0     5 4 0
Santa Barbara 1 3 0     4 5 0
Los Angeles State 0 4 0     2 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1954 Los Angeles State Diablos football team represented Los Angeles State[note 1] during the 1954 college football season.

Los Angeles State competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). The team was led by fourth-year head coach Leonard (Bud) Adams, who had been the leader of the team since the school started playing intercollegiate football in 1951. The Diablos played home games at Snyder Stadium. They finished the season with a record of two wins, six losses and one tie (2–6–1, 0–4 CCAA).

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 24Occidental*
T 6–6
October 2at Fresno State[note 2]L 19–495,663[1]
October 88:00 PMCaltech*
  • Snyder Field
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 20–12
October 158:00 PMSanta Barbara[note 3]
  • Snyder Field
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 6–9
October 232:00 PMat San Diego State[note 4]L 0–387,000[2]
October 30at La Verne*W 13–7
November 6at Whittier*
L 0–21
November 128:00 PMCal Poly[note 5]
  • Snyder Field
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 0–47
November 198:00 PMat Pepperdine[note 6]*
L 0–6
  • *Non-conference game

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No Los Angeles State players were selected in the 1955 NFL Draft.[4][5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) was known as Los Angeles State College of Applied Arts and Sciences from 1947 to 1963.
  2. ^ California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.
  3. ^ University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara College of the University of California from 1944 to 1958.
  4. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
  5. ^ The official name of Cal Poly has been California Polytechnic State University since 1947. However, it is more commonly known as either Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or just Cal Poly.
  6. ^ Pepperdine University was known as George Pepperdine College from 1937 to 1970.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  2. ^ Howard Hagen (October 24, 1954). "Aztec Subs Romp, L.A. Falls, 38-0". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. B-1.
  3. ^ "1954 - Cal St.-Los Angeles". Retrieved January 19, 2017.
  4. ^ "1955 NFL Draft". Retrieved January 19, 2017.
  5. ^ "Los Angeles St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved January 19, 2017.